Nigerian forward verge of sealing a move to French club – FCNaija

Nigeria forward Olanrewaju Kayode is on the verge of sealing a move to French club Amiens, according to reports in France.

The 24-year-old Manchester City loanee has struggled for game time at his parent club Girona where he has featured 13 times with no goal in all competitions.

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According to RMC claimed that the Super Eagles striker Kayode is close on completing another loan move Ligue 1 Amiens strugglers after received several offers from Bursaspor, Basaksehir, Red Bull Salzburg and Celtic this month.

RMC insist that ‘some financial details remain to be settled’, and believe a deal is nearly done and Kayode is having difficulty getting back to Spain after his Christmas break in Nigeria due to paperwork hitches.

Amiens are currently sitting in 16th positions in the Ligue 1 table with 22 points from 21 games, just one point off the relegation zone.

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Super Eagles striker released by Chinese club – FCNaija

Chinese second division club Beijing Enterprises have released Nigeria striker Victor Anichebe, according to ScoreNigeria.

The former Everton striker signed for the Chinese club in June last year, but failed to hit the ground running in the Far Eastern country and only scored twice in 11 league games for the ambitious team, who only managed to finish eighth last year in the Chinese second division.

The 29-year old has previously featured for Everton, West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland in the Premier League in England.

He has also been capped by Nigeria at U23 level, playing at the Beijing Olympics where Nigeria lost in the football final to a Lionel Messi-inspired Argentina.


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Libya 0-1 Nigeria: Eagles defender voted Man-of-the-Match – FCNaija

Towering Super Eagles defender, Stephen Eze has been voted as the Man-of-the-Match in Friday’s Group C game between Nigeria and Libya.

Eze was quite massive for the Super Eagles at the back where he frustrated most of the moves of the Libyans.

He was also dangerous going forward for set pieces as Nigeria secured a lone goal win on Friday.

The lanky central defender has already signed a deal with Bulgarian club Lokomotiv Plovdiv and will join them at the end of Nigeria’s participation at the CHAN tournament.

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